Hugo Cameron, NZ Junior Freeride Team member
Name: Hugo Cameron
Home mountain: Mt Ruapehu
Earliest ski memory: Being wet and cold in Happy Valley.
Favourite place to shred: Anywhere with a bit of snow and some fun terrain.
Favourite place you skied with the NZ Junior Freeride team: Verbier. Or Chamonix. Honestly, everywhere we went was stunning.
How do you train for freeriding off the snow: Gym work, some hikes, getting hyped watching ski films.
Do you have a pre-run ritual: Crank boots, chill out, forget to turn GoPro on.
Piece of advice for up and coming juniors: Send hard, but not too hard; always check you’re having fun.
Who is your idol or hero: All the riders on the Freeride World Tour (especially the kiwis).
Favourite food: I have to choose one food? I guess steak and cheese pies (but all food is good food).
Pets: A dog and a turtle.
Fun fact/something people mightn’t know about you: I can play the clarinet.
Favourite things to do on a down day: Go for a skate, jam shredsauce or explore the outdoors.